Judy Dudar was raised in Alberta. She studied education at the University of Edmonton before moving to Nova Scotia with her husband and family in 1966. Family moves then took her to Vancouver, Norway, and England. After completing her BA, MA and Ph.D. she taught in the Departments of English at Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s and Mount St. Vincent Universities. As a VSO volunteer from 2000-2002, she taught in a rural Tanzanian secondary school.
Her children’s book, I Spy a Bunny (illustrated by Richard Rudnicki) was published by Nimbus in 2009.